South Scotland

Teenager in court following Wanlockhead stand-off

A 17-year-old has appeared in court in Dumfries following a stand-off in Wanlockhead at the weekend.

Police and armed officers were called out to Stewart Place in the village on Saturday night.

Blaze Walker appeared in private on a charge of behaving in an abusive manner and possessing a knife.

He was also accused of threatening officers at Dumfries police station. No plea or declaration was made and the case was continued.

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